Verizon Unveils Wireless Installation at San Diego Navy Base; Michael Maiorana Quoted

Michael Maiorana
Michael Maiorana

Verizon has established a wireless small-cell installation that will work to augment network connectivity and enable potential 5G operations at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego.

The new installation is the third small-cell deployment in San Diego and is expected to support over 60 U.S. Navy commands, the company said Thursday.

Each 4G LTE small-cell installation will help the Navy reinforce operational readiness and enable a specialized cellular network that will assist in various operations. Verizon noted the small-cell deployments will also address smart installation gaps and equip bases with intelligent tracking and asset management capacities.

“With this small cell installation, we are building a more responsive, agile and secure network to meet the Navy's communication needs and are laying the groundwork for the Navy to leverage 5G technology down the road,“ said Michael Maiorana, senior vice president at Verizon's public sector and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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